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Plato's "Phaedrus"
A brief analysis of a statment from Plato's "Phaedrus".
# 125293 | 500 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (Greek and Roman)

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A brief analysis of a quotation from the first pages of Plato's rendering of the Socratic dialogue with Phaedrus that focuses on rhetoric and love.

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"In "Phaedrus", Plato wrote that Socrates said at the outset of a conversation with the title character, that "I am a lover of knowledge and the men who dwell in the city are my teachers and not the trees or the country." This simple and direct statement established the central theme of the dialogue that would evolve in which Socrates affirmed that it is from listening to and responding to other human beings, and not in communion with nature, that he was able to..."

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